Putnam High School

Putnam High School serves 294 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Putnam High School operates within the Putnam School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 294 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 294 students
Putnam High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Putnam High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Putnam High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Putnam High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Putnam High School American Indian (1991-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Putnam High School Asian (1990-2013)
Hispanic
8%
21%
Putnam High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
1%
13%
Putnam High School Black (1988-2013)
White
82%
59%
Putnam High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Putnam High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Putnam High School Sch Ethnicity Putnam High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.40
Putnam High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
32%
Putnam High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Putnam High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Putnam School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,263 1,728
Putnam   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Putnam   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $29 MM
Putnam   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $28 MM
Putnam   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,940 $15,687
Putnam   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,213 $15,388
Putnam   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Helping Hands High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Putnam Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Putnam Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PutnamPutnam Middle School
    35 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6920
    0.1 mi | 299 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PutnamPutnam Elementary School
    33 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6925
    0.2 mi | 665 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PutnamHelping Hands High School
    Special Education School
    32 Newport Ave
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6926
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | 5 students | Gr. 12                      
  • WoodstockWoodstock Middle School
    147 Route 169
    WoodstockCT 06281
    (860)963-6575
    2.1 mi | 394 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • WoodstockWoodstock Elementary School
    24 Frog Pond Rd
    WoodstockCT 06281
    (860)928-0471
    2.7 mi | 499 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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